Reverend John TroughtonPrint Page
The first rector, John Troughton, has a marble memorial plaque and his gravemarker of 1859 has been taken from Hartley Vale cemetery and installed in the church .
Reverend Troughton was drowned in 1859 while attempting to cross the River Lett on his horse. The current was very strong at the time owing to recent floods and although he called for assistance he was unable to be rescued.
|Address:||Great Western Highway, St. John the Evangelist`s Anglican Church, Hartley, 2790|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.544306|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.